Webzen’s spinoff of MU Online has undergone a name adjustment with the now former MU Chronicle R rebranded as MU Rebirth. The new online fantasy RPG is based on the classic gaming style of MU Online and shares several features with its predecessor but with a much stronger focus on PvP. According to the press release, a few things that players can expect from MU Rebirth are a much faster leveling system, allowing players to reach the level cap of 400 within 1-2 hours. Once you blaze through that level wall that sounds bigger than it really is you can make use of the new Rebirth system, which will allow players to reset their max level characters to level 1 and keep all of the stats to run through the process again for yet more stats.

Closed beta for MU Rebirth is scheduled to start on July 3rd, 2013. Launch details will be revealed at that time along with plans for a cash prize PvP tournament. Additionally, you can visit the MU Rebirth Facebook page for a chance to win some nifty new prizes that include an Alienware Gaming Laptop, W Coins or gPotato currency and a Grand Prize to be revealed later.

Visit the MU Rebirth website to sign up for the beta and learn more.

WEBZEN Unveils Title and Details for Highly Anticipated MU REBIRTH

New MMORPG Features Faster Leveling, Rebirth Option and Free Items

June 27, 2013 (San Jose, Calif.) – WEBZEN Inc., a global leader in next-generation free-to-play games, reveals the title and details for MU REBIRTH, a thrilling new adaption of the full-3D fantasy RPG, MU ONLINE. Originally referred to as MU CHRONICLE R, this exciting MMORPG features faster leveling, an exciting new Rebirth option and wide selection of new, free items. MU REBIRTH will officially enter closed beta testing on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Fans of the highly acclaimed MU ONLINE will be thrilled to learn that MU REBIRTH is based on the classic gaming style of its predecessor and shares many of the game’s features. However, unlike MU ONLINE, this new adaption focuses heavily on intense PvP interaction and features three exciting new components:

  • Faster Leveling – Level up faster than ever before! For the first time in MU history, players can level up to 400 (which is the regular maximum for both MU ONLINE and MU REBIRTH) in just one to two hours.
  • Rebirth Feature – After reaching level 400, players can strengthen their characters through the game’s new Rebirth Feature. This allows players to start their characters at level 1 again to accumulate more points, while all their stats remain the same.
  • New Free Items – MU REBIRTH offers a wide range of weapons and armor that can be redeemed in the item shop with free game cash, which can be earned within the game.

The worldwide release of MU REBIRTH on WEBZEN.com marks the game’s official debut on all servers across the globe. To celebrate the game’s launch, WEBZEN will host a massive global PvP tournament for cash prizes. Details will be announced on July 3.Watch a new video on MU REBIRTH’s upcoming PvP tournament on YouTube: http://youtu.be/gfsLIEV7gkY

WEBZEN has also launched an exciting giveaway on the new Facebook page for MU REBIRTH. From now through July 3, anyone who likes the game’s page and shares a special post will be automatically entered in a raffle for prizes (including an Alienware Gaming Laptop, W Coins or gPotato currency and a Grand Prize TBA.) To enter this promotion, please visit http://tinyurl.com/MURebirthFB.

About WEBZEN Inc.

Founded in Seoul, South Korea, in 2000, WEBZEN Inc. (KOSDAQ) is a leading global developer & publisher of online/mobile games. WEBZEN is continuing its tradition of pioneering the full 3D MMORPG MU Online with Archlord, Continent of the Ninth Seal (C9), Arctic Combat (aka BATTERY), the Metin series and an array of exciting game titles slated for release in the global game market.

WEBZEN has expanded its service to Europe, North and South America and other countries by operating gPotato portals which have over 23 million registered users. WEBZEN is currently working on the upcoming release of the MMORPG Archlord 2, MU 2, the mobile game MU The Genesis and many other games under development. Further information on WEBZEN and its games can be found at www.webzen.com.


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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016

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